Messor sp. (Harvest Ant sp.)


Messor is a genus of primarily granivorous ants which are commonly encountered in savannahs, grasslands, or even more arid habitats like semi-deserts and deserts.
They primarily feed on seeds.
The name Messor comes from the Roman god of crops and harvest.

Collesalvetti, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy, 21 September 2019

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